By Brandan Boggs
With the introduction of the E-GMP Platform, Kia is planning on introducing a handful of recent electrical automobiles over the subsequent few years, beginning with the 2022 Kia EV6. We lately had the chance to overview the 2022 Kia EV6 GT-Line RWD, and if that is any indication of the know-how that Kia is about to unleash inside the EV house, the corporate is off to a terrific begin!
For the 2022 mannequin yr, the Kia EV6 began at $41,400 and launched a handful of trims that provided distinctive exterior designs, inside choices, drivetrains, and battery sizes. Kia has since modified the trims which might be out there and the beginning pricing for the 2023 mannequin yr, however the 2022 Kia EV6 GT-Line nonetheless presents loads of worth. Our tester has an MSRP of $51,700. It additionally has the optionally available improve of Matte Metal Gray exterior paint.
The Kia EV6 GT-Line RWD features a 77.4 kWh battery pack, which presents as much as 800V charging capabilities. This permits the Kia EV6 GT-Line RWD at a Inexperienced Degree 7 (CCS — 350 kW) charging station, in the appropriate circumstances, to cost from 10% to 80% in round 18 minutes. Vary figures are higher for the rear-wheel drive variations of the Kia EV6, with a complete estimated driving vary of 310 miles.
On the inside, the EV6 has a large amount of tech that comes commonplace. Nonetheless, there are a number of optionally available packages that Kia presents. For starters, twin 12.3” digital driving show gauge and infotainment screens are commonplace. They provide a crisp and clear readout for the motive force. Nonetheless, we did discover that the steering wheel blocks among the readout, relying on the way it’s positioned. A heads-up show can be provided on the EV6, which supplies a readout of pace, instructions, and security info.
The entrance seats are comfy. Nonetheless, with the powered sunroof discovered within the EV6 GT-Line trims, headroom is proscribed for taller drivers. One other cool characteristic of the inside is ambient lighting discovered on increased trims that stretches throughout the dashboard and into the door panels. This presents a enjoyable technique to customise the inside of the EV6.
How is the Kia EV6 GT-Line RWD to drive? We’ll save that portion for the video, which you’ll try right here.
A giant thanks to Kia America for giving us this chance to overview the 2022 Kia EV6 GT-line RWD.
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